Police: Meth Discovered Within Reach Of Jamestown Infant

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JAMESTOWN-Two people are facing charges after they allegedly left drugs within reach of an infant. 

Jamestown Police Department report officers responded to a call at 38 12th Street to assist Child Protection Services with a possible violation of an order of protection.

Police reportedly discovered methamphetamine  and drug paraphernalia in close proximity to a 6-month-old baby.

Police arrested 33 year-old Ashley Burke and 28 year-old James Williamson Jr. during the incident and charged both with endangering the welfare of a child and 7th degree drug possession.

According to authorities, Williamson Jr. did have a valid of order of protection to stay away from the address where he was discovered.

When reached by phone on Wednesday afternoon, a City Court Clerk said that bail was set for both defendants and that both Williamson and Burke are scheduled to appear on an “IDV” docket in October.

According to www.nycourts.gov that docket specifically deals with families in crisis.


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